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Oceania Newswire

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  1. Restoring a First Cousina Status Rests on Immigration PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Scoop

    Restoring "first cousin" status with Australia will not happen while New Zealand allows random and record levels of immigration, says New Zealand First. "While Australia hasn't pulled up the drawbridge yet, Kiwis there are facing the brunt of the Australian backlash as the government fears an overload from backdoor entry to Australia through New Zealand," says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.


  2. Leading advertising figure Walden diesRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    He was the driving force behind some of the most memorable advertising campaigns and his work was included the game-changing 'Goldstein' campaign for the ASB. In a statement issued by a public relations friend and protegee Angela Griffin: "Most importantly, to those who knew him well, he loved to see talent grow and thrive or make a difference where it most mattered.


  3. Courier aggregator Shunt puts ease into posting parcelsRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Manawatu Standard

    Nathan Hutchinson, left, teamed up with his former boss Bryce Moller to turn his university project into a successful business. An award-winning university project idea has turned into a fast-growing courier business with an international aim for a pair of Wellingtonians.


  4. Groser's 'ugly compromise' in TPPA could cost New ZealandersRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Scoop

    'We are told they may be close to reaching a final deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement in Atlanta, and longer monopolies for Big Pharma over biologic medicines is the final sticking point', according to Professor Jane Kelsey, who is in touch with people on the ground in Atlanta. The US is insisting on eight years total monopoly protection.


  5. Just use those brains because if you don't the zombies willRead the original story

    35 min ago | The Standard

    The astonishing report was shown to me by a gourmet who took offense to an article I wrote about an East Turkestan restaurant in Shanghai, where the signature dish no joke was Cold Raw Sheep's Brain. "I bet you feel stupid now," said the gourmet, a 42-year-old foodie who did not want his name, weight or waist measurement printed.


  6. England disaster unravelingRead the original story

    48 min ago | RuggaWorld

    Out-muscled, OUT-thought, OUT-maneuvered, OUT-scrummed.You can go on, and but England are OUT of their World Cup. Australia are proving just why they are a force in this World Cup and why they always would be.


  7. Editorial: Clark's words on trade deal badly neededRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    New Zealanders have sorely needed such insight on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, so deeply polarised are they about its potential benefit to this country. It was her Labour Government, after all, which initiated the path towards the TPP through the proposed P4 free trade agreement with Chile, Singapore and Brunei.


  8. TPPA: Agreement in principle expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Trade Ministers are expected to hold a press conference this morning to announce sign off on the biggest free trade deal in a generation. Trade Minister Tim Groser is in Atlanta where Trans Pacific Partnership talks are wrapping up and it's understood a deal will be agreed in principle when officials front the media at 11am .


  9. Come to NZ, drive on the wrong side of road - Tourism NZ videoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    But the most death-defying of all is the few seconds when a campervan is driving along what appears to be a South Island road on the right hand side. Tourism NZ spokeswoman Deborah Gray said the campervan was in fact on the correct side of the road but the image had been reversed by the video producer "because he thought it looked better".


  10. 16 allies speak in favor of nation at UNRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The China Post

    Taiwan's government yesterday expressed its gratitude toward the diplomatic allies that vouched for it as the United Nations General Assembly convened for its annual General Debate last week. All in all, 16 of the R.O.C.'s diplomatic allies spoke directly in support of the island's participation in international organizations activity.


  11. Critic shocks with 'N word'-laced reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A New Zealand reviewer who wrote a film critique that repeatedly uses the word n****r says he used the taboo term intentionally but is not racist. The review of the film Dope , published on Rip It Up magazine's website last week and written by editor Andrew Johnstone is being harshly criticised online for its use of the word to describe stereotypes of African-American people.


  12. Baycorp gets big tech boostRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... businesses - particularly small and medium-sized firms - maintain cash flow, she said. Baycorp's existing owners, Oceania Capital Partners and SAS Trustee Capital, will retain representation on the board after Encore's investment. The price the US ...


  13. People are stranded at Invercargill airport as Air New Zealand...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Darren Brown, who was waiting to board a flight to Nelson about 4.30, said his flight had been delayed indefinitely because no planes had been able to land. bits of trees flying everywhere ... you couldn't even walk across the pedestrian crossing, I'm not a small guy and even I was getting blown about," he said.


  14. Robbie Deans in mix as candidates for England job consideredRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Robbie Deans is seen as a potential saviour to England rugby with heat going on current coach Stuart Lancaster after their early World Cup exit. New Zealander Robbie Deans has been nominated as a potential England coach as candidates are put forward to replace Stuart Lancaster.


  15. need2know: Shares set for bright start to weekRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Bank of Queensland is expected to report 2015 financial results on October 8. Deutsche Bank offers a preview: "We expect BOQ to report FY15 cash NPAT of $351.5 million, just short of the implied guidance for $355 million and Bloomberg consensus of $356 million." Deutsche Bank retains a "hold" on Japara Healthcare, but raised its price target to $2.90 a share, from $2.70.


  16. Mosque raided after Australia 'terrorism-linked' shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    An Australian mosque reportedly visited by a 15-year-old boy before he shot dead a civilian police employee in an "act of terrorism" has been raided, police said yesterday. New South Wales state police said the mosque in the western Sydney suburb of Parramatta -- close to the scene of the double shooting on Friday afternoon -- was raided with the consent of religious leaders.


  17. Nickel crisis rocks Pacific French islands that depend on the metal's fortunesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    Plunging nickel prices and the market woes of world mining giants have shaken the French territory of New Caledonia, a tropical archipelago in the Pacific that is hostage to the metal's fortunes. Though best known for its stunning lagoon, pristine beaches and diverse wildlife, New Caledonia's economy actually relies heavily on nickel, discovered here in the 19th century.


  18. Govt 'soft' on road safetyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    The Government has broken a promise to complete highways work targeting foreign drivers by July, leading the family of a 5-year-old Oamaru girl killed in a car crash to call the Government ''soft'' on road safety. Chris Cant, the uncle of Ruby Marris, said he was disappointed the work had not been completed by July 1, as announced by the Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss on March 5, the day of Ruby's funeral.


  19. New Zealand lures touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Nation

    Steven Dixon, Tourism New Zealand regional manager for South and Southeast Asia, said the "Every Day A Different Journey" campaign was introduced to travel agents in Thailand and New Zealand citizens living and working here. The campaign is part of the 16-year master campaign "100% Pure New Zealand", which was created to attract international visitors to the country.


  20. Manawatu's Johnny Leota gets his Rugby World Cup break at lastRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Harumichi Tatekawa of Japan is tackled by Johnny Leota of Samoa during the Rugby World Cup Pool B match on Sunday. He had never previously even made the bench.